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Fireside Lecture to focus on the secret lives of crabs and spot prawns

...Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will focus on the secret lives of crabs and spot prawns. University of Alaska Southeast Professor of Biology Sherry Tamone will delve into how crabs and prawns grow and reproduce, and will explain the some of the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-03-06/fireside-lecture-focus-secret-lives-crabs
Art
Tracy's Crab Shack: Photographers Laveda Loose and Michelle Rochette

Juneau Photo Group members Laveda Loose and Michelle Rochette will be displaying images centered on Alaska's ocean life. The shop will be offering 50 percent off selected items during Gallery Walk.Tracy's Crab Shack gift shop is located at 406 S. Franklin St.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-02/tracys-crab-shack-photographers-laveda-lo
Art
PSP levels high in Southeast Dungeness crabs

...Conservation.Three samples of crabs studied by the Alaska Department...states.Processors obtaining crab from North Lynn Canal, including...according to a directive from DEC. Crabs obtained in that area cannot...release states.Anyone harvesting crab for recreation or for subsistence...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-07-28/psp-levels-high-southeast-dungeness-cra
Local
Shells litter Douglas Island beach as Tanner crabs molt en masse

...what young male Tanner crabs do starting this time...That's the process whereby crabs cast off their shells...cast-off shell of a crab for actually being a crab...off. A few soft, red crab remnants were left on...Without their usual armor, crabs are susceptible to getting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041308/loc_268024072.shtml
Fisherman fined for undersized crabs

...to pay a $5,000 fine Thursday on charges that he took undersized crabs. The Petersburg District Court Judge suspended $3,500 of the fine...fishing aboard the Tacoma, caught and retained undersized male tanner crab, troopers said.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030908/reg_255333389.shtml
Something new at Symphony of Seafood

...Trident won in the past for its salmon burgers, but other winners have included Juneau's own Tracy's Crab Shack for its King Crab Bisque and a small producer out of Seldovia for salmon bacon. "It means a hell of a lot more to a mom and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-25/something-new-symphony-seafood
Local
No endangered listing for prized pinto abalone

...pinto abalone, according to the conservation groups' petitions.Natural predators include sea otters, river otters, mink, crab, sea stars, octopus and wolf eel, but the biggest threat is illegal harvest.Poachers operate in British Columbia and remote...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-28/no-endangered-listing-prized-pinto-abal
State
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...battle. The bay supports the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world, and the waters are nursing grounds for halibut and crab."I'm tickled pink," Samuelson said. "The president recognized our great fisheries out here and how important they are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-17/obama-withdraws-bristol-bay-offshore-dr
State
Crabs in depths are different

...interested in is the brown, or golden, king crab. Golden king crabs live below the red king crab's niche and can be found crawling...found as deep as 3,000 feet. Golden crabs are the deepest-water crab to be commercially harvested. It just...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061602/loc_crabs2.shtml
News
Researchers use cat food to attract crabs

...They found juvenile crabs and picked up a few...before. "Golden king crab was our primary objective...large clawed spider crab, which has no common...the most abundant crabs we saw, and the easiest...analysis of videotapes of crabs taken on Alvin dives...did with red king crab shows that they only...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071102/sta_crabs.shtml
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